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Folk-tales from Igboland

Oguine, P. Mrs.

Folk-tales from Igboland

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Published by Evans Bros. (Nigeria Publishers) in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Imo State.,
  • Anambra State.
    • Subjects:
    • Igbo (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- Nigeria -- Imo State.,
    • Tales -- Nigeria -- Anambra State.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFolktales from Igboland.
      Statementcollected and translated by Priscilla Ngozi Oguine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR351.32.I34 O48 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination90 p. ;
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2269735M
      LC Control Number89157174


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The eastern part of Nigeria largely occupied by the Ibo tribe, is rich in culture, customs and traditions and one of the tenets that has survived the rage of civilization and modernization is the. Writing Tagged “Folk Tales” θρίαμβοι 1 chapters — updated PM — 1 person liked it Dust Factory 1 chapters — updated AM — 0 people liked it.

What is a folktale. Ever heard of the bogeyman. Or Bloody Mary. These are both examples of folktales. Myths, Legends, spooky stories, and fairy tales are all very similar to folk tales. By definition, a folktale is: told orally (not usually written down) and change often have.

Folktales in Igbo Culture; Folktales in Igbo Culture. Folklore plays a major role in Igbo culture. They represent creation, life, and even death. Through elaborate tales, the Igbo people pass on their beliefs about how their people came to be.

While the tales focus mainly on animal characters, they represents many aspects of everyday life. Tales of Land of Death: Igbo Folk Tales [Uche Okeke] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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There was a time in an Igbo village when monsters torment little children and teenagers at night. The villagers tried. A Second Book of Czechoslovak Fairy Tales and Folk Tales.

Notes: Contains 20 Czechoslovak folktales. The author used Czech, Slovakian and Moravian sources. Author: Parker Fillmore Published: Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York. Brief snatches of folklore from the Nigerian author's native Ibo culture, the text interspersed with untranslated words and phrases, the selections divided into Iro (""tales that are sung""), Ita (""tales that are spoken""), Iro Ita (""tales that are sung and spoken""), and appended lists of riddles and sayings.

There is little overlap with other predominantly Yoruba collections of Nigerian. Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® 5% Back on All B&N Purchases. Learn More. Barnes & Noble Café. Relax and Refuel. Visit BN Café.

Become a B&N Member. Members Save Every Day. Learn More. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review Igbo folktales Uche Okeke Snippet view - Tales of Land of Death: Igbo Folktales Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology Fiction / Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology Folklore Folklore, Ibo Folklore, 2/5(1).

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Don't Let the Pigeon Run This App - Create your own stories - Disney Storybook - with Mo Willems - Duration: Read Tia Carla 1, views. THE BOOK OF FABLES AND FOLK STORIES tales. Now and then some romancer would take one of them and set it forth in finer, more fantastic garb, but for the most part the form was a homely one, which did not vary greatly from one age to another.

In preparing this book for use in schools, I have drawn upon two volumes I had already pub-File Size: KB. Go to full list of Nigerian folk tales.

About: Nigerian folk tales are epic stories that can explain the world around us. These stories and myths have been told within generations. One of the most influential collections of Nigerian folklore is the collection Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, published in. Many years ago a book on the Folk-Tales of the Eskimo was published, and the editor of The Academy (Dr.

Appleton) told one of his minions to send it to me for revision. By mischance it was sent to an eminent expert in Political Economy, who, never suspecting any error, took the book for the text of an interesting essay on the economics of "the blameless Hyperboreans.".

Folk Tales The Igbo told folktales to explain naturally occurring things in nature like why tortoise's shells are patterned and why vultures are scavengers. The birds were invited to a feat in the sky and when tortoise saw the preparations he knew exactly what it meant.

America is a country rich in history and stories. As a melting pot of cultures, our national literature comes from all over the world. One of the best ways to teach our children about other cultures is through books, and in honor of Black History Month, I have put together some of my favorite African and African-American folk tales that are perfect to share with children.

Igbo Folklore Folk tales constitute a vital aspect of the Igbo life. Right from childhood, mothers would tell folktales to their children while cooking in the kitchen. Children listen eagerly as they are entertained by those stories, and they also learn the stories so they could have new stories to.

WEST AFRICAN FOLK-TALES 6 looking tree, he began to climb. The heavy pot, hang-ing in front of him, made hi s ascent almost impossible. Again and again he tried to reach the top of the tree, where he intended to hang the pot.

There, he thought, Wisdom would indeed be beyond the reach of every one but himself. He was unable, however, to carry out. The stories narrate the tricks, deceit and greed of hyena in all his relationships. These traits come out strongly in the tales entitled: 'the cow, hyena, lion and hare share a home', 'hyena and hare go in search of food' and 'the hyena and the hare'.

The volume contains ten short stories based upon ancient folk reader will learn how the oil palm got its nuts; why the vulture has no hair on his head; why the tortoise's back is cracked; and how the tortoise married the king's daughter.

The author ranks as one of the foremost living traditional African storytellers - as recognised by the acclaim of his first book, The Palmvine Drinkard. This book includes seven folktales especially for young adults, but of universal appeal.

Beautiful black and white ink drawings illustrate the tales whose cast of characters include humans, a goddess, an elephant woman, a boa constrictor and a. African folktales for kids.

I have a penchant for pourquoi tales from all cultures and this list reflects that interest. I encourage you to talk with your kids about the differences AND the similarities of between these folk tales and Western legends, myths and creation stories.

A delight for readers and listeners of all ages, these 25 traditional tales from West Africa were originally accompanied by music and dance. The stories' drama and folk wisdom shine through in these captivating retellings, which are illustrated by evocative woodcut illustrations.

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This volume of West African folk tales includes a number of such tales, among them, "The Cricket and the Toad," "The Greedy Hare," "The Tortoise and His Broken Shell," "The Story of a Farmer and Four Hyenas," "The Man with Seven Dogs," and "The Boy in the Drum." Animals, both natural and magical, play large roles in these stories.5/5.

Buy this Book on Kindle. Folk Stories From Southern Nigeria by Elphinstone Dayrell With an Introduction by Andrew Lang [] Contents Start Reading Text [Zipped] This is one of the important collections of African folklore published under the Andrew Lang imprint.

The tales, replete with African wisdom stories and animal fables is one of the. Other articles where Bantu Folk-Tales and Poems is discussed: Solomon Tshekiso Plaatje: same year, and the collection Bantu Folk-Tales and Poems at a later date.

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The characters are vivid and the style that of a traditional. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Dawn to Dusk is a collection of Edo (or Benin) folk tales: an oral history of Edo culture and tradition. It tells the story of how the ancient Edo conceived of the world and how they attempted both to explain the origins of their human existence on earth and to.

The first two sources will be the most useful to retellers. The two Stith Thompson indexes are best suited to multilingual scholars, but you would do well to study his one‑volume overview, The Folktale.

Often you will find that the retellers of tales of a particular part of the world have mostly based their work on a mere handful of older, authoritative, adult sources, and sometimes on a. From Two Scholars, African-American Folk Tales for the Next Generation.

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Some say you can still hear. The Lost Heir. A very long time ago in a little village somewhere in the western part of the country now known as Nigeria, was a king who had three wives but no children.

He needed a male heir to succeed him on the throne and he was worried. He decided to seek help from the ifa priest as he was growing old and time was short. African Myths and Folk Tales. by Carter Godwin Woodson. Dover Children's Thrift Classics. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *5/5. After the suggestions, read the ending that the book provides. This can lead to many versions of the same tale, and students can begin to get an inkling of why many tales are similar yet different.

This can lead to "Story Starters" where just the first sentence or paragraph is given. Mainane: Tswana Tales. Susheela Curtis. Botswana Book Centre, - Botswana - 70 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Section 1. INTRODUCTION. Many years ago a book on the Folk-Tales of the Eskimo was published, and the editor of The Academy (Dr.

Appleton) told one of his minions to send it to me for revision. By mischance it was sent to an eminent expert in Political Economy, who, never suspecting any error, took the book for the text of an interesting essay on the economics of "the blameless Hyperboreans.".

Ikemefuna settles into Okonkwo's family and shares his large stock of folk tales. Chapter 5. Just before the harvest, the village holds the Feast of the New Yam to give thanks to the earth goddess, Ani. Okonkwo doesn't really care for feasts because he considers them times of idleness. Whereas Achebe has written an entire book about Okonkwo.

Why Dead People Are Buried a folktale from Nigeria edited by D. Ashliman. In the beginning of the world when the Creator had made men and women and the animals, they all lived together in the creation land.

The Creator was a big chief, past all men, and being very. A good way to find these attributes is through the window of folk tales. Such stories depict themes that are universal, but with imagery unique to each culture. For African-American History Month (every February), there are a number of excellent folk-tales to be found at the library.

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